Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Belgian-Iranian spy arrested

For Israel Iran is as dangerous as ever, even if there is detente with Washington. They are hyping the Belgian-Iranian spy affair as much as possible.

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Stromae and Kompany: Belgium, the same battle?

On Brussels’ Grand-Place Friday the singer Stromae surprised his mostly French-speaking audience by speaking first in Dutch, saying, “Fellow Belgians, how’s it going?” The country’s north couldn’t believe its ears. Since then, the comparison has been made: “Vincent Kompany and … Continue reading

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Controversy surrounding De Clerck’s compensation

Politics: A total of €270,000 might go to the former minister, now the new president of Belgacom.   The federal government selected the former minister, Stefaan De Clerck (CD&V), to take over Belgacom as its president, replacing Michel Moll. He … Continue reading

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Stromae: a “formidable” rise to stardom

The Fête de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles music festival caused traffic jams on Friday. Stromae, the headline act in Brussels’ Grand-Place, was the principal reason. Where does his power to attract huge crowds come from?

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